ECB meeting is on the agenda. Will the EUR get weaker?
GBP/USD finds a support
During the conference in Hague, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the EU would find a backstop solution by October 31 (Brexit deadline). GBP/USD positively reacted to her comments and jumped by more than 140 pips. At the moment of writing, the cable has been testing the resistance at 1.2250. If this level is broken, the next resistance will lie at 1.23. If bears take over the market, the pair will reverse towards the 1.2108 level. The next key level for bears will be placed at 1.2042.
The news that opposition lawmakers plan to stop Boris Johnson to leave the European Union without a deal increased the political uncertainties in the UK.
The level of non-farm payrolls (NFP), also known as non-farm employment change will be published on September 6, at 15:30 MT time.
The retail sales for the US in focus today
During today's Turkish central bank meeting, the market anticipated a rate cut between 200-300 pips.
The USA will publish the level of retail sales and core retail sales on September 13, at 15:30 MT time.